Kampen-Cosler Course

Course Details

Welcome to Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University and the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. The Kampen-Cosler Course, a Pete Dye design, is an 18-hole, links-style, par-72 championship golf course featuring large bent-grass greens, fairways and tees. The layout presents a challenge for golfers of all abilities with vast sand bunkers, native grasslands, ponds and a natural celery bog. Kampen-Cosler offers five sets of tees with the championship tees playing over 7,500 yards and the forward tees playing at 5,300 yards.

Kampen-Cosler is rated one of the top collegiate courses in the nation and has been awarded 4.5 stars on Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.” Kampen-Cosler receives high marks as it is ranked as one of the most difficult golf courses in Indiana. The course has also played host to a number of prestigious collegiate and public tournaments such as the 2000 Men’s Big Ten Championship, the 2003 Women’s NCAA Championship, the 2004 Indiana Open, the 2005 Women’s Western Amateur, the 2008 Men’s NCAA Championship and the 2011 Men’s Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships.

The Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex leads travelers to Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana, a vibrant college town with great restaurants and nightlife options as well as cultural amenities.

RATES: Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) - $85 / $105 with cart | Weekends (Fri-Sun) - $95 / $115 with cart


Tee Yardage Rating Slope
Black 7,465 76.5 146
Blue 6,874 73.8 141
Hammer Down 6,537 72.1 137
White 6,411 71.4 135
Purdue Pete 6,154 70.5 131
Gold 6067 68.7 130
Boiler Up 5,578 68.2 126
Silver 5,260 66.7 121


Tee Yardage Rating Slope
Gold 6,067 74.9 130
Boiler Up 5,578 72.5 127
Silver 5,260 70.5 121
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Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex

1300 Cherry Lane
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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(765) 494-3139


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Kampen-Cosler is one of two courses at Purdue’s Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
Kampen-Cosler plays host to several college championships, most recently the 2011 Men’s Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships.
Hole 5 is a scenic par 3 with a view of the celery bog in the distance.
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Kampen-Cosler is one of two courses at Purdue’s Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
Kampen-Cosler is rated one of the top collegiate courses in the nation and has been awarded 4.5 stars on Golf Digest's "Places to Play."

Pete's Take

"Everytime you have to build a golf course it’s not a golf course when you get there. You have to improvise."

Lafayette & West Lafayette

Located two hours south of Chicago and one north of Indianapolis, just off of I-65, is an enchanting community steeped in history yet overflowing with the contemporary flair of a Big Ten university town. Home of Purdue University, one of the 25 largest universities in the country, the Lafayette-West Lafayette area is nestled along the banks of the Wabash River.
Home of Purdue University, one of the 25 largest universities in the country.
The Tippecanoe Battlefield, Prophetstown State Park and Farm at Prophetstown provide visitors a unique opportunity to explore the rich history of struggles between settlers and Native American tribes and how this land has been developed over the centuries. Wolf Park allows visitors to observe wolves, foxes, coyotes and bison on more than 75 acres of protected land. Visitors can also schedule tours of the facility or attend a variety of talks and programs that take place every weekend from May through November.


Lafayette & West Lafayette offer many lodging options including Hampton Inn & Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, Homewood Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, multiple superhost Airbnb properties and more than 25 other well-known hotel brands. All located within a short drive from the course.


Here in Lafayette and West Lafayette, we are all things Purdue! Enjoy the excitement of a football game at Ross-Ade Stadium, a basketball game at Mackey Arena or tour Purdue’s campus where Neil Armstrong and Drew Brees once studied. There’s something for everyone on this Big Ten campus!

The Recently designated as one of Indiana's first Arts Districts, the local atmosphere is charged with stimulating creativity. Offering everything from local museums, performing and creative artists to nationally recognized entertainment through various arts organizations. But the creativity doesn't stop with the endless stream of galleries and theaters.

There are over 30 parks in the area with a variety of recreational opportunities, including Wolf Park in Battle Ground. Columbian Park & Columbian Park Zoo offer a water park, playground areas for all ages and an interactive zoo. If in the mood for hiking, biking, canoeing or ice skating, check out Clegg Gardens, Tapawingo Park, or Wabash Heritage Trail for a fun-filled active day.


Enjoy a variety of more than 275 dining options that will suit all taste buds and budgets. Dive into the Duane Purvis Burger at Triple XXX, Indiana’s first and oldest drive-in, or stop in right across the street to Bruno’s and enjoy a few slices of hand-tossed pizza and their famous Bruno Dough. Locally owned restaurant The Bryant Food and Drink Co. features a mean brisket and short rib burger. Experience the variety of bars and pubs Lafayette & West Lafayette has to offer. Visit the Knickerbocker Saloon, Indiana’s oldest bar, Go Ugly Early at Harry’s Chocolate Shop and give the local beer a try at one of our fantastic breweries.

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